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India, Pakistan exchange relief at LoC

November 09, 2005

A second trans-LoC release point became operational on Wednesday afternoon at the Kaman Post on the Line of Control in north Kashmir's Uri sector.

Shafeeq Ahmed Kiani, release in-charge on the Pakistani side, Jammu and Kashmir release commissioner Bashir Ahmed Runiyal and senior army officers were present near the Kaman bridge when the release point was opened.

Relief goods including blankets, tents, rice, sugar and tea were handed over by the state authorities to their Pakistani counterparts while the Pakistani authorities also handed over relief materials, mostly food items and blankets to the officials of the Jammu and Kashmir government.

A senior Pakistani army officer, Lieutenant Colonel Chirag, told that the Chakoti-Kaman bridge road will be operational in the next few days.

Image: Indian (in blue) and Pakistani (in green) workers exchange relief material near the Kamam Post at the LoC 

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Photo: AFP/Getty Images

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